Habitat by Resene

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  • Room
    • Bathroom
    • Bedroom
    • Children
    • Dining
    • Entranceway
    • Exterior
    • Garden
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry
    • Living room
    • Study
  • Colour
    •   Yellow
    •   Red
    •   Brown
    •   Blue
    •   Green
    •   Violet
    •   Orange
    •   Metallics
    •   Neutral
    •   Wood Stain
    •   Pink
    •   Grey
    •   White
    •   Black
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Using the gorgeous glamour wallpaper (code 404722) from Resene, stylist Claudia Kozub has made an ... see this and more videos

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James' retro style for work and play

Mixed fringe-city zoning lets the owner of this small two-storey inner-city villa work from the ground floor, and live upstairs. Interior designer James Peters helped ... more

James' retro style for work and play
 
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Resene Karaka is a rainforest green, muddy, masculine and intense.
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Mike and Robyn’s sun-filled Omaha beach house

There's a natural tranquility to Mike and Robyn's home, with its sun-filled deck and open plan living area. Located in Omaha, an hour's drive from ... more

Mike and Robyn’s sun-filled Omaha beach house

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Darren and Lee's Inner-City Oasis

After living in their Californian bungalow for 17 years, Darren and Lee wanted to create a private backyard haven that would inspire them to relax ... more

Darren and Lee's Inner-City Oasis

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Vincent and Sarah give old bones an ...

A grand old home is the perfect canvas for strong Resene colour… but has posed a few problems for its sustainability-aware owners. How do you, ... more

Vincent and Sarah give old bones an eco twist
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Square square colour information iconResene Redemption Blue
is a dark delicious indigo, precious and alluring, hinting of sinful pleasure.
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Square square colour information iconResene Tiki Tour
is a complex spruce green of native travels, deep and traditional.
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Win: A better sleep with wool

Winter is around the corner, and what better way to ... more

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Win: Add wow to your windows

Dress up your windows with the latest fabrics from the ... more

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Win: Turn it on

The new Stainless Steel Sink Mixer (FSSS1) with brushed finish ... more

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Lorna shares the love

When you run a creative endeavour from home, it makes sense that your home would be a product of that creativity. For Lorna Anderson, owner ... more

Lorna shares the love

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Robyn's Colourful Cottage

Before Robyn moved in, there was no garden around the Victorian workers' cottage that she has now called home for 18 years. Still, the keen ... more

Robyn's Colourful Cottage

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Choosing the right grey

Grey. It’s the colour of the moment, the new go-to neutral for fashion followers. It used to be seen as a a dreary, battleship, sombre ... more

Choosing the right grey

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Kathy’s crew go bright and breezy

Light, bright and breezy with a subtle palette of Resene colours, the Wardlaw house from TVNZ’s Our First Home is a relaxing place to be. ... more

 Kathy’s crew go bright and breezy

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Luc’s awesome alpine sanctuary

Take a tour of this luxurious home, high on the hill of Lake Wakatipu. more

Luc’s awesome alpine sanctuary

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Fiona goes bold and bountiful

Hand on heart, we can honestly say there are few people in this world who would paint their house purple. Fiona Sheffield is one of ... more

Fiona goes bold and bountiful

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Where eco meets zen

When it comes to bathrooms, nothing beats a fresh scheme that’s simple and relaxing. Because bathrooms are generally small spaces, it’s good to choose a ... more

Where eco meets zen

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Amy’s family adds some edginess

With an edgy yet polished design and a palette of Resene colours and wallpaper, the Gourley house from TVNZ’s Our First Home is rich with ... more

Amy’s family adds some edginess

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Fraser and Sandy's exotic retreat

A far cry from its 1980s beginnings, this home has been given a contemporary facelift. more

Fraser and Sandy's exotic retreat

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Kelly’s edgy design for a modern man

Modern men can be both bachelors and fathers and this granny flat conversion needed to satisfy this man’s multi-faceted roles. As a home of a ... more

Kelly’s edgy design for a modern man

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DIY paint ideas for the bedroom

There’s much satisfaction that comes from creating with your hands, which is why the do-it-yourself trend is one that’s really sticking around. If you’re new ... more

DIY paint ideas for the bedroom

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Hazel and Chris's super cute retro bach

This tiny 1950s bach is legally protected from change, inspiring its owners to honour its origins with a delicious refurbishment using seafoam turquoise Resene paint ... more

Hazel and Chris's super cute retro bach

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Create an exciting exterior

Exteriors 101: From choosing colour to beautiful house inspiration. more

Create an exciting exterior

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DIY project: wicker chair makeover

Are you looking for ways to inject more colour into your home? This project by Good magazine takes a simple wicker chair and pretties it ... more

DIY project: wicker chair makeover

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Megan and Gordon embrace the lifestyle

Highland cows, chicks, bees, a kunekune pig, cats, dogs… oh, and a special spot for mother-in-law Noeline. A marriage of stylish Customkit home and Resene ... more

Megan and Gordon embrace the lifestyle

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5 most popular posts

No surprises, but it seems you've been most keen on the gorgeous summery homes we've featured on the website. Here are the most popular posts ... more

5 most popular posts

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7 cool coloured ceilings

Homeowners across the globe are spurning the safe option of choosing white or cream for their ceilings, and opting for colour. The ceiling makes up ... more

7 cool coloured ceilings

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How to create a swatch board

So, you've collected your ideas and digitally pinned examples of rooms or colours you like. You're now ready to make your very own swatch board. more

How to create a swatch board

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1 living room, 3 looks

See how two experts would redesign the living room of this Wanaka home. more

1 living room, 3 looks

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DIY project: whitewash tabletop

Whitewashing is an easy way to bring out the beautiful textures of wood-grained furniture more

DIY project: whitewash tabletop

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Tina's bach to the future design

Designer Tina Stephens of Roomie Interior Design was recently given a very personal commission – to redesign both the structure and the interiors of her ... more

Tina's bach to the future design

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